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    October 12, 2012
    5:00 - 5:59am PDT  

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>> the vice presidential candidates clash in their one and only debate. it's all ahead. thank you for joining us on this friday morning. i'm pam cook. >> and i'm mike mibach. dave clark has the day off. happy friday to you. steve, i know you are always happy on fridays. >> we do have a very cloudy sky. drizzle and light rain out there. here is sal. right now traffic at the bay bridge looks light getting into san francisco. no major problems here. also if you are driving to 880 and the freeways here it looks pretty good. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. we begin with developing news in the south bay san jose
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police are on the scene of a homicide. it was reported at 1:45 this morning. police found a man with at least one gunshot wound. matt keller is on the scene and has learned two people have been detained. he will have a live report coming up. we're also following develops news out of san jose where two people have been hurt in massive fire. not there. crews have the fire surrounded but it's still not under control. it broke out just before 4:00 this morning. there is the map. fire crews say when they arrived at the home, it was fully engulfed in flames. two people were hurt. but the extent of their injuries and how they were hurt is unknown at this time. we'll continue to follow this story and bring you the latest developments. overnight news an investigation is under way into an apartment fire in san francisco's mission district. tara moriarty joins us now from the scene with a look at the damage and what firefighters are saying. >> reporter: fire investigators have not told us if this fire
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is suspicious. what strikes you as odd it started on the first nor then we skip a floor and then a fire broke out on the top floor. they received a report of a fire around 2:00 this morning. it started on the rear deck of the bottom floor unit and spread to the inside. so did flames jump to the top unit or was that a separate fire? we just don't know. >> the one unit was empty and the other unit the top unit the civilian came out on his own. we did conduct a search of the building and nobody else was in the building. >> reporter: luckily no injuries here and this was a one alarm. back here live you can see the charred wood here out on the street. no word on how much the damage will cost. the cause of this fire is still under investigation. live in san francisco i'm tara
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moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. solano county law enforcement worked through the night to dispose of home made explosives found in a vallejo home. the bomb squad detonated the explosives that were recovered at a house on georgia street. the blast rattled windows and set off car alarms. the incident began while acting on a tip 37 they first knocked on the doors of neighbors to evacuate them. then police arrested the suspect after he came out of his house to check in on the commotion. >> they are dangerous enough that we're taking the precautions that we're taking. we feel like at the very least he was a danger to himself and the people that live around him as well. >> police arrested the suspect who was identified as a man in his 50s. investigators are still trying to determine the reason behind the explosives. joe biden and paul ryan went face to face in a feisty
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debate. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. try to scare people from voting for you. >> coming up at 5:15 why some republicans are calling joe biden's debate performance disrespectful. two judges have temporarily suspended hearings on the san bruno pipeline explosion. instead of public hearing, closed door negotiations will be held to determine how much pg&e should be fined. private negotiations could help expedite a settlement. the hearings will be on hold until november 1st. hercules police are in washington state to interview two persons of interest in the killing of retired schoolteacher suzie ko. investigators say they were in the subaru that was stolen from
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the hercules home of susie ko. she was found fatally stabbed inside her home on friday. the couple is suspected on a month long crime spree. new discoveries in that serial killer case could lead to unanswered questions in the disappearance of a little girl. they found bone fragments inside a well. police say the bones were found with the remains of joe an hobbson who disappeared in 1985. if you plan to travel on the pittsburgh bay point line of bart, expect delays starting tonight. bart will be performing train controlled testing between lafayette and pleasant hill at 9:00 this evening. then tomorrow trains will be running in manual mode between walnut creek and pleasant hill.
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bart says passengers should expect close to ten minute delays. testing is expected to be completed tomorrow night with service back to normal by sunday. 5:05 is the time. let's check in with sal for an early look at the commute. i know there was construction. a lot of construction in marin county. hopefully that is picked up. >> yeah they are picking it up. right now across the richmond bridge it also looks good over to the east bay. this is a look at the east shore freeway coming down to the mccarthur maze. a lot of people join from 580 there. it looks pretty good heading out to the toll plaza. it's a little wet though. you should leave the house a little early if you can. westbound 80 that looks pretty good getting into san francisco. also the morning commute is looking good on northbound 280 in san jose. getting up to highway 17. let's go to steve. sal, thank you. our pesky little stubborn low continues to rotate in. clouds coming out from the
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sierra nevada are almost done. we have the combination of the two giving us a cloudy day. this low has been out there for three weeks. it's finally moving. it moved east yesterday. continuing to move east. still sending back in clouds. mostly cloudy. cool. and underneath that you get the westerly breeze. light rain, drizzle, coast bay. some big low considering it wasn't that strong for about a couple weeks ago. it picked up moisture. it's moving but still giving us a cloudy pattern. there is a westerly component. once that low goes through, i would expect it to turn more north westerly. we are seeing signs of that. it will still be a cool day. 50s on the temps. they seem to be stuck due to the low clouds and combination of the high clouds. one low moves out. another system coming in right here. we will still keep low clouds and drizzle on the coast. could be a few isolated showers and this evening this weak system comes in keeping the
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pattern cool. by tomorrow things will improve. so clouds, a lot of clouds. mostly cloudy and cool. could be some sun breaks. 50s and 60s on the temps. a little rebound saturday. more so on sunday and it does look nice to warm monday and tuesday. pam and mike. oracle ceo could be trying to acquire yet another company. how it could end with him bringing professional football back to the city of los angeles. google possibly choosing sides in the presidential election. the controversial phrase that pops up pictures of mitt romney when searched. good morning. traffic on the san mateo bridge looks good heading out to the high-rise. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather.
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flight risk and should return to custody. oracle owner is interested in buying aeg. ellison has previously bid for sports teams including the warriors but failed to seal the deal. sources close to him say one of the attractions of buying aeg it would allow him to relocate an nfl team to the city of los angeles. the auction for aeg which owns the los angeles kings and the staple center is only in the preliminary stages right now. defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is facing a possibility of a cyber pearl harbor attack. panetta says increasingly sophisticated computer hackers could dismantle the u.s. power grid, transportation system, financial networks, and the government. recent cyber attacks against oil and gas companies were the most destructive the private sector has ever seen. the attacks on a saudi oil company effected more than
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30,000 computers. photos of mitt romney pop up on a google search but not in a way that favors the presidential nominee. if you type in completely wrong a full page of mitt romney photos comes up. it's not a political statement by the company instead he says it's due to the search engine picking up on news coverage of romney saying last week he was completely wrong last spring when he said that 47% of americans were dependent on government. the obama campaign claims it has gained momentum after last nights performance by joe biden. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom with a look at why some other says the vice president went too far. alison. >> reporter: president obama said his vice president did a great job. but some republicans are accusing joe biden of being down right disrespectful. according to republicans, biden interrupted paul ryan 82 times at least during the 90 minute
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debate. here's one example when ryan tried to make the case the president's health care plan caused seniors to lose medicare benefits. >> more people signed up for medicare advantage after the change. nobody -- >> mr. vice president i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for loss ground. but i think we would be better than interrupting me. >> reporter: democrats say he offered a very powerful defense of president obama's policies and critique of romney's plans. another contentious exchange involved the obama's administration response last month in libya. i'll have more on that during my next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >> so how will you vote? you can take the ktvu election
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quiz on our facebook page. 5:14 is the time. let's check in with sal. how is the commute? >> it's doing okay. there is a fire in san francisco near the west portal tunnel there. right in front of the tunnel. it could effect the k edge l side going in and out. it's at one of the corner restaurants there. so we have our crew almost on the scene. we'll let you know more about that. this could effect the k angle side. so just give yourself a little extra time and we'll let you know more about this. let's take a look at the san francisco freeways. that looks pretty good northbound 101 approaching the 80 split there. no problems on to the lower deck. also the morning commute looks good on 880 north and southbound right in front of the coliseum. and on 580 as well. san jose in the southbound, northbound 17 also 101 off to a good start. this is a chance to get out
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there before the crowds do. let's go to steve. >> thank you very much. lots of cloud cover. a lot of drizzle. light rain. still clouds wrapping back around from that big low. still picking up a lot of cloud cover and sending it our way. there is also low clouds underneath that. the combination of the two giving us a cloudy day. low moves east slowly. it's really plotting along. there is a little upstream system that is moving it. still a mostly cloudy cool day. drizzle. or very light rain. system will continue if you are sending up sierra nevada cloud cover and rain. thunderstorms down south for us. 50s on the temps. kind of a yesterday. i expect similar today. there could be a few sun breaks. we have one more system here doesn't look like much because it is much. it will keep the low cloud deck going and drizzle on the coast. mostly cloudy day. drizzle, light rain. we'll continue that theme tonight. high pressure slowly builds in. a lot of cloud cover.
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mostly cloudy, cool, drizzle. light rain. a little breezy at times. probably not as breezy as yesterday. should be more of a northwest breeze today. 50s and 60s on the temps. fog and low clouds will be with us saturday. it will burn off sooner than sunday, monday, and tuesday do. greece, spain & the euro zone took center stage at today's international monetary fund meeting. the imf is recommending some of europe's most heavily in debt companies take more time to reduce deficits. moving too fast is counterproductive because it hurts the overall economy and checking in on the numbers right now, nearly all of the european markets well pretty mix but a lot of them are down this morning. meanwhile markets in the far east traded in a very narrow range overnight as investors wait for several economic reports. markets in japan and taiwan finished the day with small
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losses. hong kong finished up slightly. checking in on our numbers. futures indicate a higher opening across the board for the dow, nasdaq, and s & p. pretty small moves. but one company jp morgan reporting a good fourth quarter. police are investigating a homicide. matt keller is live on the scene at rogers and junction avenues with new developments in the case. >> porter: you can see that officers are still here at the scene of the city's 37th homicide of the year. you can even see the mobile command unit here as well. the shooting happened here on rogers avenue just before 2:00 this morning. when officers arrived they saw a man suffering from one gunshot wound. he died at the scene. we just came from a second scene on southbound 101. they detained a toyota sedan and we watched as they took photos of the vehicle. we saw three people detained in the become of police cars. one was a witness and one was
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in handcuffs. the motive is under investigation. they are not releasing the victim's name until the family is notified. we will keep you updated all morning long. reporting live in san jose matt keller ktvu channel 2 news. 18 minutes after 5:00. coming up next a mysterious discovery found on a florida beach that say it's a giant eye. i'll tell you what animal it may belong to. why the burning manifest value may be on the move from nevada desert after being there for more than 20 years. and don't forget you can wake up with ktvu every morning get the morning's top stories that developed while you were sleeping sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. you can get the wakeup call by texting the word wakeup to 70123. the new color changing candle from air wick,
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 5:21. we have new information about a bomb scare aboard a south bay bus. a 15-year-old morgan hill boy admitted to planting the suspicious package with the word bomb on it. the scare forced evacuations and shut down monterey highway for a couple hours. the boy was released after being cited for reporting a false bomb. the company that owns telly's coffee -- tullys coffee
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has filed for bankruptcy. it owes more than $3.7 million. it hopes to emerge from chapter 11 sometime next year. organizers of the burning manifest value say they may have to move the event from the nevada desert. they are in a legal battle with perishing county which would increase security costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars. but burning man organizers argue the county can't impose higher fees because it's held on federal land. last year costs were $170,000. it could go up to $600,000. in a story you will see only on 2. a moraga boy scout who was denied eagle scout is making his way around talk shows this week. yesterday he was on the ellen degeneres show. >> i'm proud of you. i think you're an amazing young man. >> he started getting national attention after his mother
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posted a petition on change.org encouraging the boy scouts of america to change its policy on gay scouts. we talked with him by phone. >> i was a little shocked. i wasn't expecting it at all. and it totally blew me away. >> degeneres says she is proud of andresen for specifically standing his ground and presented him were a college scholarship for $20,000. unless the boy scouts change the policy, he still won't be eligible for that eagle scout award since he turned 1 last monday. scouts must be younger than the age of 18 to be named an eagle scout. we have posted a link to the andresen change.org petition on our web page. scientists in florida have a giant mystery on their hands. someone found a softball sized eye washed ashore on the beach
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north of fort lauderdale. take a look at that. researchers are trying to find out what type of marine animal that eyeball belongs to. possible candidates include a giant squid, whale, or large fish. 5:24 is the time. let's check in with sal for a look at traffic. >> i want to let you know breaking news a third alarm has been struck at that fire i told you about at that restaurant. right at the entrance -- no this is not the map. this is at the entrance of the west portal tunnel 37 the third alarm has just been struck at the squat and gobble restaurant that is on fire right in front of the west portal tunnel there. they had a two alarm response there. apparently they're not getting ahold of the fire. we have our crew there. we will show you that coming up soon. quickly let's go to 880 southbound there is a traffic accident blocking lanes. i want to show you a picture of 880 nearby. so far it's not causing slow
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traffic. more police officers still heading to that scene. chp officers. they are doing a traffic break there. you can see the chp officers holding traffic to clear the accident from the freeway. all right it is 5:25 let's go to steve. sal, thank you. cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. drizzle, light rain out there. combination of two areas of clouds. one coming back off from the sierra nevada and one to the west. that gives us a cloudy morning and temperatures in the 50s. which will not budge mump at all today. one little system continuing to give us a couple cays of cloud cover. finally slowly moving. but not before it sends in low clouds today. today and into saturday a lot of 60s, some 70s will pop up tomorrow. today we are pretty much sold out on 50s and 60s. it does look warmer especially for inland areas sunday into monday. >> thank you, steve. coming up next at 5:30 it's the final journey of the space shuttle endeavour we want to take you there live where you
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can see it sitting there on the streets of los angeles. the reason for a nine hour layover. both bay area baseball teams play winner take all games but with different outcomes. an armed man storms a home in vallejo demanding valuables from the people living inside. we'll tell you how police were able to capture the men. ask me what it's like when my tempur-pedic moves.
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welcome back to ktvu channel 2 morning news. i'm mike mibach. dave clark has the morning off. >> i'm pam cook. time is just about 5:30. wet roads overnight steve. how about now? >> still going on. there is still areas of drizzle, light rain, and cloudy sky. low clouds and higher clouds still streaming off the sierra nevada if you enjoyed yesterday, you will like today as well. all right right now we have a big problem on 880 southbound at 23rd an accident blocking several lanes. just issued a cig alert for that. also this morning we are looking at the traffic on 880 here north and it looks all right. 5:30 here's a look at southbound 101. let's go back to the desk. we are following breaking news out of san francisco. firefighters on the scene of a restaurant fire. tara moriarty is just getting there at the scene with a look at what is happening. tara. >> reporter: yeah we are here
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in west portal at a restaurant called the squat and gobble. we just arrived on scene. this just went to a three alarm fire. this is on the main drag here of west portal. it is right across the street from the west portal muni station. so the service we're not sure exactly if it's going to be cut off. we have noticed a couple of the lines going through. but we understand that traffic could definitely be impacted at least for the next 30 minutes or so. now when we first arrived there was a heavy amount of smoke coming from that awning right above the squat and gobble. you can still see they have their hoses and water being sprayed on it. it looks like they have the situation under control now. they are actually going in next door. there is a business located next door where the fire crews are gaining access. they are probably going to be
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breaking down some wall there is to let the fire breathe. you can see there is smoke coming from the windows of that building that is located next door to the squat and gobble. this is a very popular restaurant here in west portal. and we do not know exactly what caused the fire. we understand it could be due to a flue fire. that started in the chimney there. some of the grease left over from the night before when they were cooking. we are waiting to confirm everything with the fire chief here. the assistant fire chief is out on scene. we will hopefully get an interview with him and find out more information. if you need to get through the west portal area you might want to hold tight. we may not see any trains coming through this area. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. overnight news concern is growing about a serial arsonist after another dumpster was set on fire. that fire was reported just after 7:30 last night.
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this was the tenth fire in the area in the past two weeks and the second in just 24 hours. now no structures have been damaged but fire investigators are worried that one of the fires could get out of control. anyone with information about the fires is asked to call the fire department. also in overnight news an investigation is under way into a suspected home invasion late last night in vallejo. alex savidge is there in vallejo this morning as police try to determine exactly what happened. alex. >> reporter: i just talked with a sergeant from vallejo police he confirmed to me that three people have been arrested following this home invasion robbery that happened late last night inside this house up the street from where we are. police got a 911 call. six people inside were being held up from armed men that broke into the house. police say the robbers here demanded jewelry and valuables. this happened add 10:40 --
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happened at 10:40. officers from vallejo police, american canyon police, and solano county sheriffs office moved in and set up a perimeter around the area. they got here while the robbery was still in progress. >> once we had the house surrounded we called out one individual. one came out by himself and the rest did come out later. >> reporter: police say the people that lived here did not know the armed men that broke inside their house. once the house was cleared vallejo police did seek and get a search warrant for the home but i'm told by the sergeant i talked with this morning that is simply a standard practice. vallejo police this morning are saying the three men have been booked on robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a violent home invasion robbery here in this city. live this morning in vallejo alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. right now to 2012 election news. vice president joe biden and his republican rival paul ryan
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has a feisty debate last night. >> it projects weakness. when we look weak our adversaries are here to test us. >> that is malarkey. >> the two men sparred over foreign policy, medicare, and questioned each other's promises to cut taxes. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathmatically possible. it has been done before. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple times. >> it has never been. >> jack kennedy, ronald reagan. >> now you are jack kennedy. [ laughter ] >> as for which candidate won the debate it seems to be a tossup with some polls giving a slight advantage to ryan. others to biden. here in the bay area they held watch parties. >> ryan is staying on target. he is staying with the facts.
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biden is going after him. interruptions. not making himself clear. >> the president is an excellent president. he is a decent man. sometimes too decent. joe biden is showing you have to stay with the facts. >> those people obviously thought joe biden dominated the debate. republicans thought paul ryan came out ahead. no surprise there. we have posted more video of last nights debate just look for world and u.s. news tab. another debate is making headlines but for very different reasons. youtube video shows two southern california lawmakers almost getting in a fight. coming up at 5:45 what was behind this heated exchange. happening right now the space shuttle endeavour is on the move. it's headed from lax to its permanent home at the california science center near the los angeles coliseum.
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the 12-mile trip will take two days. this is a live picture from los angeles. that shuttle is moving but at a very slow space. endeavour will be stopping at a parking lot and will have a nine hour lay over as crews deal with power lines a little bit farther ahead of the route. now while many the move will draw curious onlookers. some have complained about the extra traffic congestion as the shuttle makes this journey. some 400 trees were also cut to make room for the shuttle to roll through those narrow city streets. it was two different endings for both bay area baseball teams in winner take all playoff games. >> here's a ground ball right side omar to first. >> the oakland a's could not recreate the magic of game three and four. they lost to the tigers 6-0 last night. tigers now move on to the american league championship series. after the game the sellout crowd at the coliseum showed
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the a's their appreciation for a very exciting season. >> you just can't be too disappointed by pit temperature it was so unexpected. it was so magical. >> much of the 2012a's teams should be back next season. they only have a few players entering free agency. >> posey deep left field. that is way back. and a grand slam for buster posey. >> everybody talking about that yesterday afternoon. buster posey's grand slam gave the giants a big lead over the cincinnati reds in game five of the series yesterday. the reds would make it a game but good defensive plays in the giants bull pen put a stop to that. the giants move on to the national league championship series. they will either play the washington nationals or the st. louis cardinals we won't know for sure until tonight when those two teams play the deciding game of their division series. if washington wins then the game start there is. if st. louis wins then the series starts here in san
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francisco. where it is game one is sunday right here on ktvu channel 2. you can watch it with us. no matter where it is. there it would be nice to open at home. >> yes, it would. >> that game starts at 5:30. we should know at the 9:00 hour. >> you will tell us tomorrow morning. >> i will. let's go over to sal and see what is happening on the roadways. >> yeah mike and pam. i want to bring you up to date on this fire that our reporter is on. tara moriarty at west portal. it will now effect the muni lines. she just gave me a call from the scene. this is a pretty active fire. you may hear the fire radio buzzing behind me. they are still sending units in. you can see these are live pictures we are just putting up of the fire. you can still see smoke. in fact, reports are some of the fire people are being pulled back.
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this is the k ingleside it will be delayed hoar as they will stop sending the streetcars right through. tara moriarty is on the scene. she'll have a live report from the scene. there goes the l trying to make shoo turn. you can see firefighters are in the way. they'll have to stop sending the streetcars right through here. let's move along and take a look at the big problem in the east bay. southbound 880 at 23rd chp just issued a cig alert for a crash here. i want to take a look at our roof camera. you can see from our roof camera that we have slow traffic heading down. it is at a standstill. heading down toward the airport. if you're trying to catch a flight at oakland airport, don't use 880 south. you can get on 580 and get down to that part of oakland. you can use edwards to get down to the coliseum area. finally this morning we are looking at san francisco freeways. this traffic is good. a little wet out there.
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let's bring steve in. do you think commuters will be dealing with wet weather? >> i think they are. we have a lot of reports of drizzle. there is still cloud cover coming off the sierra nevada. that will give us a little bit of light rain. some of the higher elevations dealing with that as well. there has been measurable amounts. low moves east very, very slowly. it's been spinning out in the pacific for 2.5-3 weeks. finally got the kicker it needed. mostly cloudy, cool, drizzle, light rain. 50s on the temps. everyone is really close. 55 seems kind of popular. the low is moving but again it's moving into nevada. the wrap around still kind of clips us. it looks like more of an east bay peninsula, south bay, north bay. that little system right there is still working its way in. it's falling apart. it keeps the low cloud deck going. the low is moving. it's on its way out. that will allow a north westerly breeze. today looks like a day similar
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to yesterday. drizzle, light rain under a mostly cloudy cool day. a little breezy at times. again that is more northwest. 60s to right at 70. everyone else in the 60s. alameda 61. brentwood, livermore, castro valley hitch. 68 los gatos. 67 cupertino. 50s on the coast. in the city low to mid 60s. fog will burn off sooner on sad after that system goes by. sunday, monday, tuesday does look a little warmer. hidden dangers add a proposal -- at a popular south lake tahoe park. we will tell you about a warning and why you could be at risk of getting very sick. a search continues for a missing hollister mother. more on the suspicious circumstances surrounding her car and where police are focusing their investigation. good morning. two lanes blocked on 880 southbound at 23rd. cig alert has been issued. look add all the slow traffic heading south. we'll be back with more
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good morning. a lot of cloud cover. mostly cloudy and cool. areas of light rain and drizzle. highs today on the cool side again. 60s for most. time now 5:44. here's a quick look at the top stories we are following right now. san francisco firefighters are battling a restaurant fire directly across from the west portal muni station. you can see active fire dozens of firefighters on the ground. across the street from that muni station. as fire started just about an hour ago at the squat and gobble restaurant on west portal avenue. there are no reports of injuries at this time. the fire though is causing muni
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delays. commuters may need to look at taking another route. san jose police investigating its 37th homicide of the year. police say a man was shot at least once at rogers and junction at 1:45 this morning. he was pronounced dead at the scene. two people have been detained. vallejo police have detained three people in a suspected home invasion. officers received an emergency call just before 11:00 last night from a house on cardinal lane. police surrounded the home and arrested the three people. several rewards are beingoverrerred in the case of a missing mother from hollister. she went missing on wednesday after dropping her kids off at school. yesterday her suv was found engulfed in flames but no one was inside. but that does now have police especially concerned about her safety. friends and family spent most of the night searching around the burned vehicle for clues. anyone with information is asked to call police. also today police in west
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minister, colorado could identify a body found near the home of jessica ridgeway. the ten-year-old disappeared one week ago. investigators believe she was abducted while walking to school. so far police are not making any connections between jessica's disappearance and the body found on wednesday. the fbi asking people to be on the lookout for any suspicious behavior. in southern california a bitter congressional race between two democratic lawmakers turn ugly at a debate last night. youtube footage. challenge came while the two were arguing over a federal immigration bill. sheriffs deputy intervened and had to calm things down. redistricting process has put the two incumbents against each other. new this morning just a few hours ago the norwegian nobel
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committee awarded its peace prize. the winner is the european union. eu is receiving the reward for history of spreading peace, democracy, and human rights across europe. it comes as surprise to some people since the eu is wrestling with the biggest financial crisis in its 62 year history. people in berkeley hills are on high alert after a mountain lion scare there. people were told to stay inside while wile life officers looked for -- wildlife officers looked for that animal but they never found it. public health officials are sending out warnings for those that visited a public park in south lake tahoe. it comes after a chipmunk tested positive for the plague. the warning now has some visitors a bit concerned. >> that has me a little bit worried now. i don't want any flees on my dog or on me.
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>> they might be sick, they might be dangerous. >> the health officials are urging people that visit the park to stay away from rodents and stay home. sal, i just saw your tweet it's a sig alert now. >> yes. this crash on 880 will prevent you from getting to the airport on a timely fashion. this is where the accident is. southbound 880, 23rd of. i will show you from our roof camera we can catch the backup. look how slow it is heading south. the two right lanes are closed on 23rd avenue. if you exit edwards and keep heading down the hill that will turn into hegenberger road and you can go to the airport. i wouldn't advise using 880 or if you're going to the oakland airport you might want to consider using bart or get on the freeway after 23rd. use your own way. just don't get on the freeway
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here. chp is expecting major delays. let's move along to the bay bridge toll plaza. not a big delay. let's go to steve. thank you very much. mostly cloudy skies. our forecast headlines today very cellular pattern. mostly cloudy. higher clouds coming off the sierra nevada. mostly cloudy. cool with local drizzle or light rain. saturday and sunday looks like morning fog but mostly sunny and warmer. next week looks like warmer weather. mid to upper 80s well inland. at least that's what our forecast models are suggesting. still wrap around clouds and moisture streaming in. heading right down from tahoe. north bay looks to be out of the soup there. i will tell you it's really close. you can see that line sending in the cloud cover. maybe a little bit of sun for the north bay today. temperatures really stuck. we're starting in the 50s. we will end up in the 60s.
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that weak little system there will keep fog going tonight. a little breeze but turning more north westerly as that low finally moves off into nevada. that will turn the wind north westerly. 60s and 70s but very, very low 70s and very, very few. 68 antioch and pittsburgh. berkeley 62. 67 danville. gray day yesterday. looks like a very, very similar pattern today. 67 san jose. cupertino. same for wood side. upper 50s and low 60s on much of the coast. fog will be us on saturday but burning off sooner. it does look a little warmer. mike and pam. >> thanks. samsung has unvailed a smaller and cheaper version of the galaxy s3 smart phone. it will launch in europe later this month samsung has not said when it will be available here. it sales for about $500. about $200 cheaper than the
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full size. jp morgan chase said its earnings rose. reporting properties of $5.7 billion. and credits rising revenues while the credit losses decline. ceo of jp morgan says the housing market has turned the corner and that benefited the bank. wells fargo reports its earning in about an hour. oakland landmark clock tower is under going etrennuation. the san francisco business times reports the red neon sign could refer to a restaurant rather than a newspaper. tom henderson bought the building and converting it into a new location for its call center. that has prompted the owner to lease space for the new tribune tavern. it's all expected to open next spring. battling over sunshine in san francisco. the big decision on a big shadow and how it will impact multiple dollar project in the heart of downtown. a frightening trip coming home from school. the impact that sent a number of students to the hospital.
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injuries in san bernardino county after their school bus collided with a u-haul truck. about 40 elementary students were on that bus when the truck backed into its path. the impact knocked the bus on its side. two people are in the hospital with serious injuries. city of san rafael will look into whether more precautions are needed where a pedestrian was run over and killed. a van crashed into the 84-year- old victim. the marin independent journal reports a passed survey listed the intersections as one of the most dangerous. proposal for 1,000-foot high transbay tower in san francisco as cleared a major hurdle. two city commissions believe the proposed tower will not pose a problem in the area. the chronicle reports it
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bypasses a voter approved ordnance which barred construction of any new building taller than 40 feet. that cast shadows on city parks and playgrounds. we have a big crash in oakland. fire. muni. sal is busy. >> that is right. we do have that crash in oakland. trying to get to the oakland airport you will be delayed. we have very slow traffic out of downtown oakland. give yourself plenty of time. use 580 to edwards to get to hegenberger. northbound so far not effected. let's move along and take a look at the sunol grade. a little bit of wet weather on this commute. we'll tell you more coming up at the top of the hour. now back to the desk. >> thanks. we continue to follow developing news out of san jose. police on the scene. progress they have made in their investigation so far this morning. plus we have breaking news out of san francisco. a popular restaurant catches fire overnight. we'll have an update on how
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it's effecting muni this morning. mostly cloudy skies. drizzle, light rain. can we get sunshine? we'll have to wait for the weekend.
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